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Poster: ringolevio Date: Mar 1, 2012 6:55am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

"A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle; a group of geese in the air is a skein"

Which is why the line in Paint My Masterpiece about a "pack of wild geese" always irks me. I guess "gaggle" wouldn't really have fit, and "skein" is a bit esoteric.

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Poster: snow_and_rain Date: Mar 1, 2012 8:17am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

I think "flight of geese" works well here, even if its not the most common term.

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Poster: ringolevio Date: Mar 1, 2012 8:27am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

Jerry wasn't much into birds I guess ... there's also the mispronunciation of "nuthatch" in Eyes.

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Poster: rastamon Date: Mar 1, 2012 8:27am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

A Flock of Seagulls..